Wedding Reception Only

Chapel in the Pines specializes in weddings and receptions. We offer a Ruby Wedding Reception only package, which gives you the full services offered in our banquet hall. During your reception you have access to the cottage, gazebo, chapel, and grounds to enjoy with your guests for the beginning of your reception for pictures and walking the gardens and grounds.
Our banquet hall space accommodates up to 150 people.

Banquet Hall

Our vintage-inspired banquet hall is the perfect setting for your big day. Our hall seats up to 150 guests including the wedding party. We have an impressive stage up- lighting system, wood ceiling, intimate dimmable lighting, dual monitors, and a projector available for use to add all of those special touches. There is a large dance floor to dance the night away. Choose your chair covers and sashes. The hall is easily decorated and lighted to create the perfect decor.

Ruby Package

Grounds and Gardens:

Grounds & Gardens, White Chapel, Garden Gazebo, Bridal Cottage Dressing Room, and use of the grounds for Engagement Pictures.


Venue Setup and Cleanup, Table Linens (white or black), Chair Covers (white or black) & Sashes (many colors), Table Runners, Skirted Tables, Permanent Bridal Party Stage, Stage Up-Lighting, Head Table Spot Lighting, Twin 39” Monitors, Media Projector, Permanent Dance Floor, Cake Display Counter, Intimate Lighting Enhancements, Fire Pit, Venue Coordinators, Wedding and Reception Planning, All Buildings Climate Controlled, Paved Lighted Parking, In-house Catering, Quality Disposable Tableware, and Final Cleanup.

What you will need to bring, Flowers, Table Center Pieces, A few venue decorations if desired, and DJ for reception.

House Bar Packages:

House Bar package includes bartender(s), 4 hours 45 minutes of bar service, the bar remains open during dinner, and no bar slowdowns.  Your guests will have access to unlimited pop, juice and lemonade, house mixed drinks, domestic bottled beer and wine.   Premium mixed drinks available for purchase.  Bar not required.  Other bar service options available.


Overview of Bar Services:

Premium Bar Package add $6 per person – Includes House bar package plus premium mixed drinks and Champagne toast for all guests

Bar service not required, you may have no alcohol, which reduces the price.  You can not bring your own alcohol.

Custom bar packages are available, just ask.

Bar service is provided by a professionally licensed caterer who manages set up and clean up of bar area. Includes cups, straws, napkins , ice, and garnishes.

Final payment and final headcount are required no later than 7 – 10 days prior to the scheduled event.

Includes Miller lite and Bud light, unless otherwise requested.  All beer is bottled.

Import beer: Corona and Heineken, may be added to any package for an additional $2 per person.

House: The House Package includes complimentary house liquor including: amaretto, gin, rum, scotch, vodka and whiskey. House liquors are the non-name brands of liquor. Premium alcohol will be available for guests to purchase.

Premium: The Premium Package includes complimentary premium brands of liquor including: Absolut, Bacardi, Captain Morgan, Christian Brothers, Dewar’s, Jack Daniels, Malibu, Seagram’s 7 and Tanqueray.

Requested brands of liquor not listed above may or may not be subject to an additional charge.

Wine: A wine selection of Chardonnay, Merlot, Riesling and White Zinfandel are brought to each event and are served as complimentary with each package.

Non alcoholic beverages include: Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Pink Lemonade, Soda Water, Tonic, Orange Juice, Cranberry Juice, and Pineapple Juice.

Keurig coffee service


After years of wedding service our dedicated caterer and menu options are designed for the best service for your reception. Choose from this list of options to create a meal your guests will enjoy.

Dinner Service includes choice of Garden or Caesar Salad with Rolls & Butter

Choose 3 of these Entrées

Chicken Limon • Chicken Marsala • Herb Roasted Chicken • Fried Chicken • Oven Roasted Chicken • Roasted Pork • Homestyle Pot Roast • Penne Pasta with Vodka Sauce • Stuffed Shells – Spinach & Portobello • Stuffed Shells – Italian Sausage • Bow Tie Pasta with Roasted Chicken & Alfredo Sauce • Bow Tie Pasta with Vegetables & Alfredo Sauce

• Bourbon Marinated Sirloin • BBQ Brisket • Award-Winning BBQ Ribs       Add $2 per person

Choose 2 Sides

Mashed Potatoes • Garlic Mashed Potatoes • Roasted Red Potatoes • Parmesan Roasted Potatoes • Green Beans • Green Beans Almandine • Green Beans with Bacon • Mixed Vegetables • Corn • Thyme Roasted Carrots • Zucchini Stefano • Mac & Cheese

Customized Menu & Dietary Needs accommodated upon request.


Below is a list of our appetizer and dessert options. Appetizers and desserts are not included in initial pricing estimate. You are not required to purchase appetizers and/or desserts from us. You may choose a vendor or provide appetizers and/or desserts yourself.


Signature Charcuterie Board $4.25/Person

18” Veggie Tray $39

Veggie Display $75

Seasonal Fruit Tray $43

Fruit Display with Greens $135

Palm Tree Fruit Display $135

The following Portion Pricing Indicated for 25 Count

Signature Petite Sweet Peppers $35

Cucumber Sandwiches $35

Chicken Salad on Petite Rolls $60

Classic Bruschetta $37.50

Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail $50

Assorted Pinwheels $35

Veggie Shooters $60

Caprese Skewers $40

Devilled Eggs $30

Devilled Eggs with Bacon & Scallions $35

Cucumber bites $30

Roasted Pork Sliders $60

Pineapple Chicken Skewers $50

Traditional Wings $30

Asian Wings $32

Bacon Wrapped Chestnuts $35

Bacon Wrapped Dates $35

Stuffed Mushrooms $40

Mini Reubens $40

Italian Sausage & Sweet Pepper Skewers $40

Spanakopita $30

Italian Meatballs $35

Swedish Meatballs $35

BBQ Meatballs $35

Mini Cheeseburgers $60

Ham & Swiss Sliders $60

Asian Steak Skewers $70


Dessert Shooters $2.40 ea

Strawberry Cheesecake

Turtle Cheesecake

Black Forest

Key Lime Pie

Chocolate Covered Strawberries $1.95 ea

Cup Cakes $1.75 ea*

Choose from these flavores: Chocolate, Yellow, Red Velvet, Carrot, Lemon, Confetti, Strawberry, Angel Food

Filled Cup Cakes $1.95 ea*

Choose from these flavores: Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, Strawberry Cheesecake, S’mores

Mini Cream Puffs $.90 ea

Mini Eclaires $1.10

Assorted Sweet Streets $40/25 ct

Brownies $25/25 ct

Assorted Cookies $25/25 ct

Basic 6” Ceremonial Cutting Cake $35


Our Ruby wedding Package includes Grounds & Gardens, White Chapel, Garden Gazebo, Bridal Cottage Dressing Room, and use of the grounds for Engagement Pictures, numerous wedding related services and amenities,

Three entrees, Two sides, and House Bar Package.

The First fifty people are included in pricing.

No minimum guest count.  If less than 50 people, subtract $50 per person.

Bar not required, no bar, we will give you a discount.

Very easy to estimate wedding costs, there are no hidden fees, surprise fees etc.

Simply add the package price, plus the additional guests expected, few extras such as bar upgrade, horderves, or appetizers if wanted.

In Season:

$9,500 Saturday
$7,500 Friday & Sunday
$5,800 Monday – Thursday

Off Season: (Nov 15th thru Apr 15th)

$7,500 Saturday
$6,500 Friday & Sunday
$5,800 Monday – Thursday

Additional Guests After 50 People

$50 per person over age (21) additional guests (Meal and Bar)

$38 per person under age (21) additional guests (Meal and Beverage)

Premium Bar Package add on $6 per person – Includes House Bar Package plus premium mixed drinks and complimentary Champagne toast for all guests

Extra Entrée add $2 per person.

Extra side meal item $1 per person.

TAXES ARE INCLUDED &  GRATUITY OPTIONAL – Bar tenders do set out a tip jar. NO CREDIT CARD FEES (Checks are appreciated)

Additional information for our Wedding Reception Only packages.

If a Monday through Thursday wedding is on a holiday, pricing is the same as Sunday. If a Sunday wedding is on Memorial Day or Labor Day weekend, pricing is the same as a Saturday.

Aisle Runner ($40)

Experience with our elegant white aisle runner. There is a subtle yet sophisticated pattern. The aisle runner is hidden under the alter until pulled.

Photobooth ($750)

A fun and exciting way for you and your guest to experience and remember your special day! Our spacious photobooth comes with a scrap book, big selection of props, UNLIMITED photo prints, and you will receive a flash drive with digital copies of your photos! Learn more about this amazing deal!

Candelabras ($40)

Enhance your wedding photos and ceremony in the chapel with our beautiful luxurious candelabras. We provide two white candelabras, each with five candle holders.

We do require a good-faith deposit to reserve our wedding/reception.

Marriage License must be obtained nearby at Dekalb County Clerk’s Office.

Officiant & Coordinators Gratuity Appreciated.

Here is a link to detailed information regarding the ceremony.

Here is a link to detailed information regarding the banquet Hall.

Personalized Brick ($75)

Save your memory forever with a personalized custom engraved brick here at Chapel In The Pines’s honorary pathway. A special place for you and your love ones to come back and visit. Click here to learn more.

Photobooth ($750)

A fun and exciting way for you and your guest to experience and remember your special day! Our spacious photobooth comes with a scrap book, big selection of props, UNLIMITED photo prints, and you will receive a flash drive with digital copies of your photos! Learn more about this amazing deal!

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  • "Beautiful grounds with a country church & outdoor gazebo with a variety of trees, & seasonal flowers. We enjoyed sitting out fire-pit by the reception hall after dancing. The lighting outside and inside made for intimate romantic evening in the country. The staff was very friendly."

    Lori Connor
    Lori Connor
  • "Absolutely the best wedding chapel, reception room. The grounds are gorgeous the owners great. They even have bride's room. Prices are a third of most Chicago suburbs prices. You get more of everything for less money. You need to check this place out"

    Jim Canfield
    Jim Canfield
  • "Had our wedding here. Beautiful venue, very affordable. The staff was extremely helpful and was always willing to help us."

    Alex Jenkins
    Alex Jenkins
  • "Booked to have my wedding at their beautiful place and lovely setting."

    Kristina Edwards
    Kristina Edwards
  • "Great attention to detail! The grounds are immaculate! What a beautiful place to start a beautiful life together!"

    Roger Gilbert
    Roger Gilbert

Watch A Video Tour of Chapel In The Pines

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  • overhead of the interior of our chapel
  • wintery scene of a snow covered gazebo
  • flowers decorating the tables in our banquet reception hall
  • cake, gift, or snack table with chapel in the pines painting
  • cloudy skies over our receptin hall, fire pit, barn and silo
  • baby getting ready for the weding ceremony
  • Trellis and gardens at chapel in the pines
  • red barn and silo
  • decorations around the path from gazebo to chapel to bridal cottage
  • trellis covered in ivy past our garden path
  • purple skies over our garden gazebo
  • bride and father exiting the chapel for a wedding ceremony at our gazebo
  • snowy chapel in winter
  • view of the bike decoration in front of our bridal cottage
  • guests gathered around the fire pite outside our reception hall, barn, and silo
  • guests entering into our wedding chapel on a beautiful summer day for a ceremony
  • newly married couple having photograph taken on our road
  • unique cloudy blue skies behind our wedding chapel
  • wedding party gathered around bride and groom in our field of flowers
  • our green fields cloudy skies and pine trees
  • Couple embracing in front of our weddin chapel
  • new couple walking away from their wedding ceremony down our path from our gazebo
  • full reception banquet hall with wedding party in attendance
  • Couple's Personalized Brick set in the path from our wedding chapel to our white garden gazebo
  • american flags hanging in front of our reception hall
  • bar attendant with full bar for a wedding reception
  • couple holding hands in front of our wedding gazebo during our ceremony
  • wedding party in attendance to a gazebo wedding with howard
  • small photo of our newly married couple kissing in front of our weddign gazebo
  • couple having their first dance in our wedding reception hall
  • sunglasses on this couple in front of one of our many ivy covered trellis
  • small photo of a newly married couple in our field